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Issue 13



The Future of Business

It is essential that AMBS makes space for curiosity driven research to help tackle the world’s grand challenges, says Professor Ken McPhail, Head of AMBS.

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Embracing Transformation

Ford’s Will Periam discusses transformational changes facing the automotive industry.

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Shaping the Debate

Sir Terry Leahy explains why research into regional productivity inequalities is so vital.

Mohammad El Hajj, CEO of Bright Biotech in a laboratory holding a needle and test tube

Bright Future

It's about harnessing the inherent advantages of plants, says Mohammad El Hajj.

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AI Funding Boost

The Faculty of Humanities at The University of Manchester has been awarded £2.73 million.

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Digital Twin

Developing a digital model to address real-world challenges.

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Track Record

Looking to the future with the Centre for Decision Sciences and AI at AMBS.

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Coding Success

Creating a prototype to improve computer source code security and reduce cyber threat.

Laura Pemberton using the Data Visualisation Observatory at AMBS

Virtual Reality

Researching how older adults use technology in their homes.

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Digital Divide

Are we doing enough to ensure AI impacts our lives in truly beneficial ways?

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Custom Made

Demand for customised executive education programmes is soaring.

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Engaging with Business

Developing further understanding of business engagement and knowledge exchange.

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High Praise

We hear how studying an MBA advanced the careers of 2 previous AMBS students.

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Geography of Innovation

More than 500 delegates attended a major international conference organised by AMBS.

Tom Beahon and Ian King sat in front of some small tables having a conversation at the front of a conference room

Round up of events

A summary of events throughout 2024 so far across AMBS and The University of Manchester.

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Trade Transition

Sandra Hamilton gives a summary of key themes at COP28.

Dounreay Nuclear Power site on Scotland

Safety Culture

Regular assessment of culture is essential in high reliability industries.

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Syndicated Saving

Almost every large merger and acquisition deal is financed by syndicated loans.

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Reasons to be Cheerful

Responses to climate change are gaining real traction, says Frank Geels.

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Purpose Before Profit

Edwin Booth outlines the grocer’s vision and its driving philosophy.


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